Quantcast
Jump to content


Christmas 2009


xrac

Recommended Posts



Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Available Subscriptions

  • Have you checked out Joe's Latest Blog?

         0 comments
      It always amazes me when I hear about a technician who quits one repair shop to go work at another shop for less money. I know you have heard of this too, and you’ve probably asked yourself, “Can this be true? And Why?” The answer rests within the culture of the company. More specifically, the boss, manager, or a toxic work environment literally pushed the technician out the door.
      While money and benefits tend to attract people to a company, it won’t keep them there. When a technician begins to look over the fence for greener grass, that is usually a sign that something is wrong within the workplace. It also means that his or her heart is probably already gone. If the issue is not resolved, no amount of money will keep that technician for the long term. The heart is always the first to leave. The last thing that leaves is the technician’s toolbox.
      Shop owners: Focus more on employee retention than acquisition. This is not to say that you should not be constantly recruiting. You should. What it does means is that once you hire someone, your job isn’t over, that’s when it begins. Get to know your technicians. Build strong relationships. Have frequent one-on-ones. Engage in meaningful conversation. Find what truly motivates your technicians. You may be surprised that while money is a motivator, it’s usually not the prime motivator.
      One last thing; the cost of technician turnover can be financially devastating. It also affects shop morale. Do all you can to create a workplace where technicians feel they are respected, recognized, and know that their work contributes to the overall success of the company. This will lead to improved morale and team spirit. Remember, when you see a technician’s toolbox rolling out of the bay on its way to another shop, the heart was most likely gone long before that.
  • Similar Topics

    • By carmcapriotto
      Thank you to our friends at RepairPal for providing you this episode. As shop owners we were part of RepairPal’s Certified network and you can learn more at RepairPal.com/shops.
      Show Notes
      First: who is your audience? What are they looking for? Listen! Make notes of their questions Read - They Ask You Answer Where to find content: In your shop! Haha Personalize content based on what’s going on in the shop Your niche, club, or group Questions asked in local community groups Your community! Show off your roots - the things going on in the community (Chamber, BNI, local government, tourism, clubs, education, etc) Hiring + Promoting Customer reviews The obvious: Name, address, phone, scheduling link, and website Blog content  Promoting other social media platforms you are on What you’re all about…who you are…. Company culture stuff Trainings you attend or host and completions/certifications What’s going on? Promotions, events, contests, birthdays, celebrations, sponsoring anything? Spotlights: new products, equipment, team members The not-so-obvious: Videos - give yourself and entire month of marketing from one video! Creating a ‘content machine’ for yourself. Blogs Canva tips and templates Practical Tips: Use your brand Use Canva for quick/easy/effective Make a plan/schedule Website traffic Tips on Tuesdays/Tech-Talk Shop culture  Promote services, sales/offers, appointment booking link Fun on Friday  
      How To Get In Touch
       
      Group - Auto Repair Marketing Mastermind
      Website - shopmarketingpros.com 
      Facebook - facebook.com/shopmarketingpros 
      Get the Book - shopmarketingpros.com/book
      Instagram - @shopmarketingpros 
      Questions/Ideas - [email protected]
      Click to go to the Podcast on Remarkable Results Radio
    • By Joe Marconi

      Premium Member Content 

      This content is hidden to guests, one of the benefits of a paid membership. Please login or register to view this content.

    • By jadetrost
      Hello guys I’m Jade Trost 56 years. New  on this forum 
    • By nptrb

      Premium Member Content 

      This content is hidden to guests, one of the benefits of a paid membership. Please login or register to view this content.

    • Water Proof And Self Adhesive
    • By Changing The Industry
      Can You Have Heart In A Business? #podcast #automotivebusiness #carrepair #autorepairbusiness


  • Our Sponsors



×
×
  • Create New...